When Obama Meets Francis

National Review Online | Published on March 26, 2014

By George Weigel

When President Obama meets Pope Francis on March 27 in the Vatican, the script won’t be the one written in the White House.

Orthodoxy, State and Society

The Catholic Difference | Published on March 19, 2014

By George Weigel

The crisis in Ukraine just might lead to a historic revolution in Orthodox understandings of the right relationships among Church, state and society.

Pope Francis’s First Year

National Review Online | Published on March 13, 2014

By George Weigel

The pope “from the end of the earth” has shown a radical commitment to the Church’s evangelical mission.

Just War Revisited and Revitalized

The Catholic Difference | Published on March 12, 2014

By George Weigel

Nigel Biggar’s excellent new book, In Defense of War (Oxford University Press), ought especially to be read by those who are appalled by its title.

Slow-Motion Anschluss

National Review Online | Published on March 11, 2014

By George Weigel

Russia’s invasion of Ukraine, and the propaganda accompanying it, are the latest iterations of old totalitarian tactics.